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On Tuesday, a powerful 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck the western Caribbean, triggering evacuations as buildings shook across the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, and downtown Miami but with no initial reports of significant damage. The epicenter of the quake was at a shallow depth of 6.2 miles (10 km) in the sea between Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, and Cuba. The International Tsunami Information Center reported that an earlier tsunami wave danger had

High on ease, low on nutrition: instant noodle diet harms Asian children.

A diet heavy on cheap, modern food like instant noodles that fills the belly but lacks key nutrients has left millions of children unhealthily thin or overweight in Southeast Asia, experts say. The Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia have booming economies and rising living standards, yet many working parents do not have the time, money or awareness to get rid of food that hurts their children. In these three nations, an

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Former officer Benjamin Magalong rejected on Wednesday the push to substitute Police General Oscar Albayalde for a fresh Chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP). Albayalde has also been accused of reselling seized drugs and lately dragged into a debate about rogue policemen in Pampanga. He was previously appointed by Albayalde as the head for Metro Manila Police Guillermo Eleazar, the Chief of Staff of PNP Camilo Cascolan, and Archie


Diesel and kerosene will be rolled back amidst pump prices of gasoline will increase for the fourth consecutive week prior Tuesday. Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. announced it will hike the prices per liter of gasoline by P0.10, while it will cut diesel by P0.10 and kerosene by P0.35 in a public advisory. Price changes takes effect by 6 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5th. Other firms have yet to announce any

P14-million party drugs seized in Loyola Heights condominium

Party contraband valueing P14 million were seized by the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO)’s drug enforcement unit (DEU), they led the operation at around 8:30 am at the Studio A Condominium near the corner of Xaverville Ave. and Esteban Abada Street next to Katipunan Avenue, QC. Police arrested a woman named Evette Tividad, confiscated the following party drugs: 3,500 pieces of ecstasy tablets weighing 2.5 kilograms (kg) worth P5.25